1st Edition

Neurological Consequences of Nutritional Disorders

By U. K. Misra, J. Kalita Copyright 2021
    238 Pages 74 Color & 22 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    238 Pages 74 Color & 22 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    238 Pages 74 Color & 22 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book focuses on the impact of nutritional disorders on the nervous system. Nutritional disorders are caused due to poverty, famine, infestations, ignorance in the developing world and due to food faddism, isolation, depression, addictions, and comorbidities in the developed countries. This book has chapters on various disorders covering basic knowledge, their clinical manifestations, basis and etiology, laboratory diagnosis, method of treatment and prognosis. It provides the guidelines to students and clinicians for dealing with such disorders which are easily preventable and amenable to treatment whose early diagnosis and management can avert morbidity and mortality.

    Key Features

    • Deals with the unexplored topic of the neurological impact of nutritional disorders
    • Will be essential for neurologists, general physicians, and pediatricians
    • Includes key illustrated examples from authors' clinical practice.

    Table of Contents

    Ch 1 Role of nutrition in the growth and development of nervous system.

    Ch 2 Protein energy malnutrition

    Ch 3 Thiamine deficiency neurological disorders

    Ch 4 Niacin deficiency: pellagra

    Ch 5 Neurological manifestations of pyridoxine deficiency

    Ch 6 Neurological effects of Vitamin B12 deficiency

    Ch 7 Vitamin D deficiency

    Ch 8 Vitamin E deficiency and its neurological effects

    Ch 9 Neurological manifestations of fluorosis

    Ch 10 Iodine deficiency disorders and their neurological consequences

    Ch 11 Neurological consequences of copper and zinc deficiency

    Ch 12 Water as a nutrient in health and disease

    Ch 13 Electrolytes in health and disease

    Ch 14 Specific dietary management of certain neurological disorders


    Dr U K Misra was the founder Head of Department of Neurology at Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Raebareli Road, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India (1987 -2018) and presently is Director and Head of Neuroscience at Apollo Medics Super Specialty Hospital, Lucknow.

    Dr J Kalita is presently working as Professor, Department of Neurology, Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India.